chaeta chae"ta (k[=e]"t[.a]), n.; pl. {chaetae} (k[=e]"t[=e]). [NL., fr. Gr. chai`th hair.] (Zo["o]l.) a stiff chitinous seta or bristle especially of an annelid worm. [WordNet 1.5]

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